Meet Prosthodontist Dr. Lydia Legg – Village Dental NYC
Dr. Legg is a prosthodontist that specializes in full mouth reconstruction and implant dentistry.
Dr. Legg graduated in 2007 from West Virginia University School of Dentistry. She is a West Virginia native and practice general dentistry with her father for four years before relocating to New York City where she practiced for two years. She is a Major in the United States Army Dental Corps.
Dr. Legg completed a three-year residency and received her M.S. degree in Prosthodontics from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville, FL. Following graduation, she was selected from international applicants to participate as the fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Florida Center for Implant Dentistry. She completed her fellowship in 2017. Following her fellowship, Dr. Legg was appointed clinical faculty at the UF Center for Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Legg has conducted research on prosthetic complications of implant supported hybrid prostheses, and has special interest in digital smile design and implant rehabilitation of patients. She mentors dental students and residents, and lectures at various study clubs.
Dr. Legg is committed to all her patients and to continuing education. She has attended continuing education continuums at Spear Education, the Pankey Institute, Eubank Teaching Institute, the Dawson Academy and Charlotte Center for Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Legg has a passion for digital dentistry and technology and its’ benefits for treatment planning and designing prostheses. She understands fully the problems associated with and corrective treatment options available for severely worn teeth and complex implant restorations. With digital smile design, patients are able to view their smile before treatment is initiated.
Dr. Legg is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, International Team of Implantology, American Equilibration Society, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and the American Dental Association.
Outside of the office, Dr. Legg is a avid sports fan. She enjoys being on the water, photography and traveling.